Kamloops RCMP investigates pedestrian death on Highway 1

A man from Kamloops was struck by a vehicle on the highway in Aberdeen at about 7:30 a.m. on May 22. He died shortly after being hit.

Mounties are investigating a collision that killed a pedestrian on Highway 1 below the Hillside Way overpass in the Aberdeen area on the weekend.

A man from Kamloops was struck by a vehicle at about 7:30 a.m. on May 22. He died shortly after being hit.

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Kamloops RCMP Const. Crystal Evelyn said the driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and co-operated with police, who continue to investigate what transpired.

The accident closed the westbound lanes of the highway for several hours, with traffic being diverted onto the Hillside Way off-ramp until the lanes reopened at about 3:30 p.m.

Anyone who may have dash-cam footage or information related to the fatal incident is asked to contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file number 2021-16709.

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